84-Year-Old Armenian Woman Brutally Murdered in Istanbul

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013

The body of the murdered victim being moved from her apartment

ISTANBUL, Turkey - On Dec. 29, an 84-year-old Armenian woman was
brutally murdered in Istanbul's Koca Mustafa Pasha neighborhood,
Turkish newspapers reported.

The woman, identified as Marissa Kuchuk (Küçük), lived alone. She was
found dead by her daughter, Zadik Kuchuk, who was visiting her. She
was stabbed seven times and her throat was slit. The perpetrator(s)
carved a cross on her chest using a sharp object, according to some
Turkish newspaper and TV reports.

An investigation is under way.

From: Emil Lazarian | Ararat NewsPress